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Bulletin Board For July 25

By Diane Csukas


General Interest

Sinfonia Men of Song in Concert, 7:30 p.m., July 25, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville; featuring works for male chorus and various chamber ensembles; open to the public.


Living with Alzheimer’s: for Caregivers — Middle Stage, 5-8 p.m., July 31, Alzheimer’s Association, 101 NW First St., Evansville; care partners now become caregivers; learn how to provide safe, effective, comfortable care; registration required by calling 800-272-3900; $5 suggested donation; designed for family caregivers, no professionals.


2014 Wettlauf 5K Road Race and Fitness Walk, race begins 8 a.m., Aug. 2, corner of Ninth and Main St., Jasper; course covers well marked rolling, paved city streets, is policed, has water stations and mile splits; entry fee $15, until July 28, $20 thereafter, children under 12 may enter the race/walk for $10; for more information contact Carley Knapp at 812-481-2442; sponsored by the St. John Bosco Catholic Youth Ministries, Holy Family School and Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.


Free School Physicals and Immunizations for Uninsured Children, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 2, ECHO Community Care, 315 Mulberry St. Evansville; open to kindergarten, sixth and ninth grade students from Vanderburgh, Warrick or Posey County who have no health insurance or are underinsured; student must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian and must have current immunization record; appointments required by calling 812-435-8343


Precious Blood Annual Quilt Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and after all weekend Masses, Sat. and Sun., Aug. 2 and 3, 4-6 p.m., Aug. 4, Precious Blood Cafetorium, Jasper; quilts to be raffled at Precious Blood Summer Social, Aug. 17.


“How One Heart on Fire Can Inspire,” 7 p.m., Aug. 8, 4 p.m., Aug. 10, Kundek Hall, St. Joseph, Jasper; play about the life of St. Francis performed by youth from local parishes in the Jasper deanery; free and open to the public.


Celebrate Safety with the Evansville Otters, 6:35 p.m., Aug. 8, Bosse Field, Evansville; free tickets to Otters game courtesy of St. Mary’s Medical Center and Kohl’s at St. Mary’s Center for Children or at Kohl’s locations in Evansville and Owensboro; first 500 kids through the gates, age 12 and under, will receive a free bike helmet; kids can register to win one of two free bicycles; special fireworks after game; for more information call Adam Trinkel at 812-485-4730.


Angelus Live in Concert at St Benedict Cathedral, 7 p.m., Aug. 8, St. Benedict Cathedral, Evansville; performance includes music from various religious traditions and historical periods, from medieval chants and polyphony to the American Sacred Harp tradition and contemporary Irish sacred music; for more information contact Jeremy Korba at or by phone at 812-589-3886.


Retrouvaille Weekend, Aug. 15-17; weekend designed to help troubled marriages regain their health and spouses to uncover or re-awaken the love, trust and commitment that originally brought them together; for confidential information about Retrouvaille or to register call 270-683-1545, ext. 346, email or visit


Heartland Half Marathon and 5K, 7:30 a.m., Aug. 30, begins at Jasper Train Depot, Jasper; new this year, Heartland Team Challenge and Heartland Kids Fun Run and Festival; pre-registrants for both races will receive a technical shirt, first 100 half-marathoners to pre-register will also receive a running hat and additional race gift; to register go to or; for more information visit the above websites or call 800-968-4578.



Spanish Classes, Mondays, 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesdays, 5 p.m., Juan Diego Center, Nativity Church, Evansville; for more information or to register call Pilar Tirado at 812-476-7704.


Zumba Classes at Corpus Christi, Mondays and Thursdays 7-8 p.m., Saturdays 8-9 a.m.; $3/class; for more information e-mail or call 812-568-5019.



Used Book Sale at St. Mary-of-the-Woods, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 2 and 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug.  4-8, Providence Spirituality and Conference Center conference room; categories include hardbacks paperbacks, spirituality, Bibles, novels, history, children’s books, health and wellness books, also CDs and DVDs; all proceeds benefit the Sisters of Providence mission and ministries; to donate items or for more information call 812-535-2947 or log onto


All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 3, St. Anthony cafeteria, Evansville; serving biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, pancakes, coffee, milk, juice; $7/person


Fifth Annual Make-A-Wish Charity Golf Event, 9-9:30 a.m. golf clinic, 11:30 lunch, 12:30 shotgun start, Aug. 11, Evansville Country Club; meet and greet and photo opportunity with special guest Edie Payton, retired running back for Minnesota Vikings and now head golf coach at Jackson University; event is open to the pubic; foursome slots still available, fee includes lunch on veranda, round of golf with cart, shirt ; beverages included; to schedule a tee time call Mike Reynolds at 812-425-2243; for more information contact Kristina Rhode at 812-305-3914; sponsored by St. Mary’s Medical Center and Old National Bank.



Monthly Mobile Digital Mammography, St. Mary’s West Side Connection, 2345 W. Franklin St., Evansville, will offer free screenings for those who qualify; for more information or to schedule a screening call 812-402-6001.


Bipolar Disorder, first and third Wednesday each month, 7-8:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Kempf Bipolar Wellness Center, Evansville; open to individuals and family members experiencing bipolar disorder; for more information or questions call Mental Health America at 812-426-2640.



Rex Mundi Class of 1969 Forty-fifth Class Reunion, 6 p.m., July 26, Horstketter Tavern, Evansville; casual get together with pizza and strombolis, $5/class member, $6/all others; for a reservation contact Joe at or Donna Kavanaugh at 812-491-9792


Spiritual Growth

Taizé Prayer Gathering, 7-8 p.m., second Tuesday of each month, Church of the Immaculate Conception, St. Mary-of-the Woods; candlelight service includes prayer, music, silence, spoken and silent prayers; free to attend; for more information call 812-535-2926 or email


First Saturday Devotions, held the first Saturday of each month, 8-9 a.m., St. Boniface Grotto, Evansville; the Legion of Mary will lead the rosary with meditation; all are welcome to attend.


Perpetual Novena to St. Monica, every Wednesday following 6:30 p.m. Mass, Sts. Peter and Paul, Petersburg; adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary, novena prayer to St Monica, benediction.


Bible Studies at Nativity, Evansville, Sundays, 10:30 a.m., room 12; Mondays 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 10 a.m., church meeting room and 6:30 p.m., room 12; for more information call Nancy at 812-476-7186.


Support Groups

NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Support Group, for families of “graduates” of the NICU, meetings are the first Monday of each month, 6 p.m., Sister Mary Stella classroom, third floor, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville; for information contact


Divorce Recovery Support Group, meets every Tuesday, 6:45 p.m., North Haven General Baptist Church, Evansville; sponsored by Community Marriage Builders, contact Christa Klauss 812-425-1625.


Anxiety/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, first and third Wednesday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m., Deaconess Hospital Resource Center, Evansville; trained facilitator provides the participants opportunity for sharing life experience as well as education, advocacy and coping skills; for more information call 812-426-2640; sponsored by Mental Health America.


Families Facing Cancer, support group meets first Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 p.m., Deaconess Cross Pointe; sponsored by Deaconess Hospital for persons with cancer, their families and friends; meetings for education and group sharing; Stacey Kauffman 812-476-7200.


Survivors of Suicide, meets first and third Monday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m., Methodist Temple, Lincoln Avenue, Evansville (enter through Fellowship Hall on Kelsey Ave., second floor); 812-426-2640; sponsored by Mental Health America.



Canoe Ride Down Pigeon Creek, Aug. 9; five-mile trip with trained guide from Wesselman’s Nature Center on board to experience a “wildlife oasis”; see various fish, mammals and waterfowl in natural habitats; life jackets provided; $15/anyone age 7 and above; everyone welcome; contact St. Mary, Evansville, at 812-425-1577 or email for more information or to make required reservations.